Turf Magazine - December, 2013

PRODUCT FOCUS

GIE+EXPO Mowers and New Products

GIE+EXPO always features the latest and greatest in commercial mowers. Here are some of the products showcased at the 2013 GIE+EXPO. Make sure you check out the January issue of Turf magazine for a more thorough discussion of the newest mower technology to make you and your technicians more efficient on your customers' properties.

CORE Outdoor Power

The CORE Elite line utilizes the same state-of-the-art motor technology as all CORE products that eliminates the need for gas, and currently includes a string trimmer and hand-held blower.

http://www.coreoutdoorpower.com

Cub Cadet

The RZT S ZERO electric zero-turn rider features steering wheel control and four-wheel steering, 60 minutes of cutting time with no power fade, and 42-inch stamped deck with dual-direct-drive motors.

http://cubcadetrztszero.com

Exmark

The Turf Tracer S-Series and X-Series have been expanded to use Kohler EFI-propane engines. The S-Series has a 48-inch deck; the X-Series is available with 52- and 60-inch cutting widths.

http://www.exmark.com

Grasshopper

The Model 126V/52 features a 26hp B&S Commercial Turf engine; a 52-inch-wide, 5.5-inch-deep cutting deck with foot-pedal and drop-pin height adjustment; large turf-style drive tires; and more.

http://www.grasshoppermower.com

Husqvarna

The HU675AWD is powered by a 675 Kohler engine, and features the Husqvarna All-Wheel Drive System and high-traction wheels, a heavy-duty steel deck, and a mulch and bagging system.

http://www.husqvarna.com

Hustler

The Super 104 has a 104-inch cutting width, HyperDrive System, SmoothTrak Steering, Grammer premium suspension seat, 1- to 5.5-inch adjustable cutting height, and hydraulic wing deck lift.

http://www.hustlerturf.com

John Deere

The M Series Quik Trak Mowers are available with a 36-. 48- or 52-inch deck and 18.5 to 23 hp engine, quick height-of-cut adjustment and Flat Free front tires.

http://www.johndeere.com

Mean Green Products

The STALKER stand-on, walk- behind mower provides cutting heights up to 5 inches on a fully adjustable floating 48-inch deck and mows all day on one charge for most contractors.

http://www.meangreenproducts.com

W.E. Chapps

The Deluxe Residential Z Cover provides protection for the entire mower, from front to back, including the tires. It is waterproof, tear- and abrasion-resistant and made for harsh outdoor conditions.

http://www.wechapps.com

Wright

The Stander Intensity, or Stander I, is equipped with a 36-inch deck with Wright's AERO CORE technology. Also available with a 48- or 52-inch deck, and engines range from 18.5 to 22 hp.

http://www.wrightmfg.com

The January issue of Turf will be showcasing Trucks & Trailers.